Security expert warns that images on Google can lead to web pages with malicious code.
According to Fabio Assolini, cybercriminals have created several pages of malicious code that appear if a user searches for images of Osama bin Laden’s body. Several images that appear in Google’s image search feature link to websites like the following:
Both of these sites state that the visitor’s computer is infected with a virus and then try to sell a fake antivirus program that can solve the problem. However, the alleged antivirus program contains a real Trojan that takes control of the user’s computer.